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News

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6pm Tuesday entry deadline for the Southern cross country champs

6pm this Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for the the South of England cross country championships (the Southerns) which take place on Saturday 27th January at Stanmer Park, Brighton. This is a hard deadline as I have to get the entries in that night, so  get your entry in to me TODAY! Everything you need to know is in the news story.

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Lanzarote 2018 - book your place

"I love the Lanzarote trip and think it's the highlight of the training calendar for many reasons..." As in past years, the club is organising a trip to Club La Santa in Lanzarote in March to train, relax, hang out with fellow Serpies and generally have a fun time. The Lanzarote pages on the website have full details, options and costs and online booking.

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Help make the New Year's Day 10k a great event

We will have 650+ runners entered for the Start Fitness New Year's Day 10k and 3k and really want to put a great event on for them, so if you can spare some time to help on 1 January 2018 in Hyde Park, please sign up. The race starts at a sociable time, so wouldn’t require too much of an early start. This is your opportunity to give something back to the club.

Trophies awarded at the Christmas party

Saturday's Christmas Party was once again great fun and a huge sell-out success - many thanks to Josie for making it happen. During the evening we announced the award of three trophies: the John Stonham Farewell Cup, the David Simpson Memorial Trophy, and a new award, the Innovation Cup.

Triathlon London League and club champs races 2018

London League and club champs races 2018. Some are open now.

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Selected Serpentine performances from the weekend

It was another busy weekend for Serpies who raced and partied their hearts out, with some particularly hardy club members successfully completing the Handicap / Met League / Serpie Christmas Party triple challenge. Hats off to you and everyone else who donned their red and gold stripes!

Lucky recipients of Serpentine London Marathon club places 2018

Many thanks to everyone who applied for a club place at the 2018 London Marathon.

Photos from November LFOTM 5k uploaded

The photos from the Harbour Club Serpentine Last Friday 5k on 24th November are now online. View photos

December highlights

A few events to look out for in December

Entries open for County Cross Country Champs

The first cross country champs for the New Year are the County Cross Country Championships which are held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th January 2018 and we enter individuals for the following county champs: Middlesex, Surrey and Kent.

Triathlon training Winter 2017 into Spring / Summer 2018

Outline of training and racing options Winter 2017 into Spring / Summer 2018

Serpie Trail, Fell and Mountain Talk and Drinks Night

On Friday 5th January we will be hosting a special trail and fell talk with James Edgar, Harold Wyber and Matt Hearne. These Serpies, who have a wealth of trail, fell and mountain running experience between them, will be describing one of their favourite races each, complete with photos on a big screen.